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The Golden State Warriors will defend their 35 game regular season home winning streak against the Miami Heat. Golden State is just ten wins shy of breaking the all-time record for consecutive wins at home.

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Matchup
Miami Heat
22-15 (18-18-1 ATS)
vs
Golden State Warriors
35-2 (22-13-2 ATS)
How To Watch
Monday, January 11th, 2016.
Oracle Arena, OAKLAND, CALIF.
7:30 p.m. PST
CSN Bay Area | KNBR 680 AM | CSN Bay Area Live Extra
Blog Buddy: Hot Hot Hoops
Betting Lines
Miami +13
Golden State -13
Money Line
Miami +875 Golden State -1300
Over/Under Total
207.5 Total Points

★★★

The Golden State Warriors welcome a tough Miami Heat squad to Oracle Arena for a 7:30 p.m. PST tip-off on Monday night. Miami enters tonight's game with one of the top ten best overall records in the NBA. Golden State is 13 point favorites over a Miami team that has won five of their last seven games on the road.

The Heat average an NBA worst 93 points per game away from home this season, but have the second best road defense in the league, holding opponents to just 94 points per game. Miami will have their hands full tonight with the high powered Golden State offense, who lead the league in scoring with 115 points per game. The over/under line is tentatively set at 207.5 total points according to BetOnline.

Monday night will be the third game of the Heat's current six game road trip in which they have to face three of the Western Conference's top four teams. The schedule does not get much easier for the defending champion Golden State Warriors either. The Dubs will embark on a tough three game road trip where they will face the Cleveland Cavaliers, Chicago Bulls and Detroit Pistons. The San Antonio Spurs, who many consider to be the NBA's top team, will be waiting for the Warriors once they return home.

Heat guard Dwyane Wade is probable for Monday's game against the Warriors. Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports that Wade has been dealing with a shoulder injury that he suffered in last Saturday's game against the Jazz. The Heat can chose to play it safe and rest Wade, however Wade himself said that he intends on playing.

Josh McRoberts is out with a knee injury for the Heat. James Michael McAdoo (toe) and Leandro Barbosa (shoulder) are both expected to miss Monday night's game against Miami.

FLO'S PICKS

From 1/8 vs. Portland:
ML - WARRIORS - WIN - GS 128-108
ATS - WARRIORS -13.5 - WIN - GS by 20
O/U - OVER 214 - WIN - 236 Total Points
Season Totals:

ML: 33-2 (94%)
ATS: 18-17 (51%)
O/U: 19-16 (54%)

The Warriors are hot as of late. Golden State shot a blistering 56% from the field against Sacramento last Saturday night, including 51% from three point land. Draymond Green and Steph Curry were a combined 13-of-20 from deep.

Golden State is averaging 117 points over their last five games, compared to the Heat's 95 points per game average over their last five. However only three teams have scored over 100 points against the Heat in their last ten games. The Warriors have failed to score 100 points only 3 times this entire season, and are 1-2 in those games.

Here are my picks for tonight's contest against Miami:

ML - WARRIORS
ATS - MIAMI +13
O/U - OVER 207.5